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1 Cockcrow! An Animal Families Mix and Match Book
Germany Ragged Bears 1992 1857140133 / 9781857140132 First English Language Thin Card Good+ 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Barbel Skarabela 
Children's picture flip-card book. Very good internally, some wear to front and back cover. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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2 Holly Hobbie's Alphabet Book
United States of America Ottenheimer/Watchtower Books 1979 051613339X / 9780516133393 First Thus Hard Cover Good+ 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Hobbie, Holly 
28 pp. Colour illustrations. Children's alphabet picture book. Extremely faint foxing to page margins. Boards with light to moderate general wear, creasing towards spine, lightly bumped corners. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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3 The Baby and Toddler Treasury
London Penguin / Viking 2000 0670893501 / 9780670893508 First Thus Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
128 pp. Abridged version of "The Puffin Baby and Toddler Treasury" Viking 1998. Fine except for slightest edgewear (tiny wrinkles) to dustwrapper (now protected) and a small wrinkle to the front flyleaf. Classic poems and stories for the smallest children. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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4 The Oxford Nursery Book
Oxford Oxford University Press 1995 0192781294 / 9780192781291 First Hard Cover Good+ Good+ 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Ian Beck 
96 pp. Dustwrapper, now protected, is not clipped, but has very light edgewear. Book is very good except for some staining and pen marks on the rear free endpaper. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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5 The Wonder Book of Things To Do Indoors & Out of Doors
London and Melbourne Ward, Lock & Co Cloth Over Boards Good+ No Jacket 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
224 pgs. With seven colour plates and 250 illustrations. Corners and bottom edges of cover are worn through to the board. Decorative endpapers; ffep is dog-eared and has tidy gift inscription in ink. Interior bright, unmarked, unwrinkled and tightly bound. Partial contents: Making model aeroplanes, camping, silhouette portraits, if you like boxing, the magic number nine, how to use a pantograph, electrical contrivances, the string and the button puzzle, better hockey, how to make scenery for model railways, be a better cricketer, sone invisible inks, memory and speed test, some tricks with matches, the hectograph, walking on a newspaper, how to make a weather teller. And much, much more. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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6 A. A. Milne Stories of Winnie-The-Pooh - Together with Favourite Poems
London Dean & Son 1992 0603550606 / 9780603550607 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good+ No Jacket as Issued 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Ernest H. Shepard 
96pp. "...a unique collection of six of the most famous stories with poems from one of the all-time classics of literature for the very young." Internally in excellent condition but for ink inscription to ffep. Boards with only very minor edgewear at spine. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Finding 1 to 10, Adamson, George
7 Adamson, George Finding 1 to 10
London Faber and Faber 1968 First Hard Cover Good Good Landscape Octavo 
General and edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. A little nibbling/abrasion along spine; small spot of sticker residue and abrasion to dj's front panel. Corners of illustrated boards are worn. Faint "finger" stains and shallow creases to one or two pages, but otherwise internally bright, unmarked, solidly bound. "The pictures themselves are very varied; some are realistic, some fantastic, while others are abstract designs. But all are interesting and original and will be enjoyed for their own sakes as well as for the puzzles they present." 
Price: 50.00 AUD
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8 Ahlberg, Allan Heard it in the Playground
London Viking Kestrel 1989 0670823724 / 9780670823727 First Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Wegner, Fritz 
110 pp. Very slight wrinkling of laminate to front of illustrated boards. Interior as new. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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9 Ahlberg, Allan Heard It in the Playground
London Viking Kestrel 1989 0670823724 / 9780670823727 First Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Small Octavo Fritz Wegtner 
110 pp. A few unobrusive dents to illustrated boards. Lower rear corner a little bumped. Internally as new. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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10 Aiken, Conrad A Little Who's Zoo of Mild Animals
London Jonathan Cape 1977 0224013513 / 9780224013512 First Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Quarto 
Unpaginated (30 pp). Light edgewear to illustrated boards. Spine slightly discoloured. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Cakes and Custard: Children's Rhymes, Alderson, Brian (editor)
11 Alderson, Brian (editor) Cakes and Custard: Children's Rhymes
London Heinemann 1974 0434926000 / 9780434926008 First Hard Cover Good Good Large Octavo Helen Oxenbury 
156 pp + index of first lines. Considerable general and edgewear, including foxing, to price-clipped dustjacket. Splotches to upper edge of text block. Previous owner's name inked to front free endpaper; gift note opposite half title. Decorated endpapers. Internally bright, unmarked, solidly bound. Wonderful colour and b/w illustrations throughout. Familiar nursery rhymes with interesting historical variations. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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12 Almqvist, Bertil The Vasa Saga
Belgium Bonniers Junior Forlag AB 1990 9148390933 / 9789148390938 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
23 pp. Corners of illustrated laminated boards a little bumped. Internally unmarked, bright and solidly bound. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Flying Trunk and Other Stories, Andersen, Hans Christian. English version by Naomi Lewis
13 Andersen, Hans Christian. English version by Naomi Lewis Flying Trunk and Other Stories
London Andersen Press 1986 0862641470 / 9780862641474 First Thus Hard Cover Good No Jacket Octavo 
80 pp. Corners and spine ends of illustrated boards are very slightly bumped, with small chips to lower edges.Faint yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. Thumbing creases to lower page edges. Otherwise internally unmarked; solidly bound. Thirteen Andersen stories, illustrated by Jutta Asch, Janosch, Tomie dePaola, Philippe Dupasquier, Satoshi Kitamura, Inga Moore, Fulvio Testa, Ruth Brown, Michael Foreman, David McKee, Tony Ross, Ralph Steadman, Susan Varley. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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The Days of the Dinosaurs, Anderson, Jan
14 Anderson, Jan The Days of the Dinosaurs
Melbourne Thomas Nelson Australia 1985 0170067130 / 9780170067133 First Thus Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Quarto Graeme Base 
50 pp. A little unobtrusive scuffing to illustrated boards. Small bump and short tear to back cover near base of spine. Faint yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. "Shows how scientists, using fossil evidence, piece together information about these animals that roamed the Earth for 130 million years." 
Price: 60.00 AUD
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Simple Science, Andrade, E. N. Da C, and Julian Huxley
15 Andrade, E. N. Da C, and Julian Huxley Simple Science
Great Britain Basil Blackwell Oxford Cloth Good Good Octavo 
688 pp, incl index. DW worn around the edges. Book cover is attractive red cloth with gilt lettering. Both book and price-clipped DW have considerable. Previous owner’s details (dated 1936) inked to front pastedown. A physicist and a zoologist explain science and natural history to young people. Many diagrams and line drawings. 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Anno's USA, Anno, Mitsumasa
16 Anno, Mitsumasa Anno's USA
London The Bodley Head 1983 0370305701 / 9780370305707 First British Edition Hard Cover Good Quarto 
Unpaginated. Light general and edgewear to illustrated boards. Corners lightly bumped. Internally clean, bright and solidly bound. The wordless pages begin with a lone boatsman, and end with two pages of text, which list a few of the things the keen observer can spot: "children's book characters from Where the Wild Things Are, Make Way for Ducklings, the Little House books, Millions of Cats, the Rabbits' Wedding, The Wizard of Oz, Harry the Dirty Dog and many more; the paintings of George Bingham, Grant Wood, Winslow Homer, Whistler and Wyeth, and a special favourite, Edward Hicks's The Peaceable Kingdom; there are scenes from the film epics Gone with the Wind, Shane and Gunfight at the O.K. Corral; and of course America's famous landmarks, from The Capitol Building in Washington to Preservation Hall in New Orleans." 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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17 Anno, Mitsumasa Dr. Anno's Magical Midnight Circus
New York John Weatherhill 1979 0834820110 / 9780834820111 Third Printing Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
27 pp. Very faint scratches to illustrated boards. Previous owner's inked name to ffep. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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18 B.B. Ben the Bullfinch
London Hamish Hamilton 1968 First Thus Hard Cover Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall D.J. Watkins-Pritchford 
118pp. B&W illustrations. Scarce in this edition. Page edges foxed, very occasional foxing internally. Boards with light general wear, some edgewear (particularly at spine). Spine lightly yellowed. 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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19 Bailey, John Stories from the Old Testament
London Beaver 1982 060020507X / 9780600205074 First Paperback Good+ 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
191 pp. Spine lightly sunned, page edges a little yellowed. Map, colour illustrations. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Belonging, Baker, Jeannie
20 Baker, Jeannie Belonging
London Walker Books Ltd 2004 0744592275 / 9780744592276 First Hard Cover Near Fine No Jacket Quarto 
Faint creases (publishing flaw) to front board. All else as new. Collages showing the evolution of an Australian city neighbourhood. "People are discovering the need to nurture and be nurtured by the unique character of the place where they live. It takes time, as this book shows. But by understanding the land on which we live and by caring for it, we can choose between just having a place to live and belonging to a living home." -- Jeannie Baker 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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